The lily is one of the most beautiful and popular flowers in the garden and despite having a reputation for being "temperamental", lilies can actually be very easy to grow. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on the care of a variety of lilies. It is an invaluable reference tool for both amateur gardeners and experienced growers. The straightforward approach to essential techniques, together with advice on tackling pests and other problems and the directory of recommended species will ensure successful results.
The late Michael Jefferson-Brown was a lifelong gardener, professional nurseryman and gardening writer. Bulbs from his nurseries, including many of his own breeding, were sold all over the world and won almost 100 gold medals at Royal Horticultural Society and other shows.